Shanghai reports 1 human H7N9 case

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SHANGHAI, Jan. 2 — Shanghai's public health authorities confirmed a human H7N9 case Friday.

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China's public health improves following reform

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on China's public health improves following reform 

BEIJING, Dec. 22 — China's key public health indicators, including life expectancy and maternal mortality, have improved following medical reform that began in 2009, the country's top health official said Tuesday.

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China's Guangdong reports 664 dengue cases

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GUANGZHOU, Sept. 19 — Guangdong Province, south China, has seen 664 reported-dengue cases so far this year, down 84.2 percent from the same period a year ago, health authorities said Friday.

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China tightens vaccine controls

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BEIJING, May 4 — Chinese government on Monday issued a circular to enhance the nation's management of vaccines and vaccination.

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China to promote free breast cancer screenings

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BEIJING, April 22 — Chinese health authorities will launch a campaign this year to raise awareness about breast and cervical cancer and a national program of free screenings for the diseases, they said at a meeting on Wednesday.

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Infectious diseases kill 1,454 in China in March

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BEIJING, April 13 — A total of 1,454 people died of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in March, with AIDS being the top cause of death, according to figures released by health authorities on Monday.

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China bans online medical diagnoses

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BEIJING, April 12 — Hospitals offering medical advice online should not provide diagnoses via these services, ruled China's health regulator Sunday.

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China is Ebola-free: Health authority

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on China is Ebola-free: Health authority 

BEIJING, Feb. 6 — china has no confirmed or suspected Ebola cases, a health official said Friday.

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96,000 couples in China's Guangdong allowed to have second baby

January 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on 96,000 couples in China's Guangdong allowed to have second baby 

GUANGZHOU, Jan. 14 — About 96,000 couples in south China's Guangdong Province have been given permission to have a second child, local health and family planning authorities said on Tuesday.

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Top Shanghai official expresses grief, guilt over New Year's stampede

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SHANGHAI, Jan. 7 — Shanghai's top official on Wednesday said he felt deep grief and guilt over the New Year's Eve stampede that left 36 people dead and 49 injured.

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